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Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 12.1 Server

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This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an OpenSUSE 12.1 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

openSUSE 12.2 M2, Better Late than Never

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ostatic.com: Originally scheduled for March 8, openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 2 arrived today for your testing pleasure. Jos Poortvliet outlined several features in the announcement to be included in the final, scheduled for July 11.

Why I Switched From Ubuntu To openSUSE

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muktware.com: I have been using openSUSE for a few months now. I assume its been 3 months since I switched to openSUSE. I played with Gnome 3 Shell for a while and loved it. There is no doubt that openSUSE offers a great Gnome Shell experience. However, everything changed when I bought my second monitor and gave KDE a try.

OpenSUSE, Linus' Daughter, and a Question of Security

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): "Nobody likes the idea of having to practically beat their operating system into submission,... but this is the reality with Linux," asserted Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson.

openSUSE 12.2 development cycle picks up steam

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linuxuser.co.uk: Jos ponders the openSUSE 12.2 releases and openSUSE upstream development for the next SUSE Linux Enterprise release…

The openSuSE "Tumbleweed" Rolling Distribution

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zdnet.co.uk: Linux "Rolling Distributions" always sound like a good idea. You get the latest stable distribution, and then on top of that you get the latest package updates shortly after they are released, rather than having to wait for the next major distribution update. In practice, though, they have often turned out to be a bit problematic.

Torvalds blasts openSUSE, security policies

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itworld.com: It's not often Linux creator Linus Torvalds makes a public statement about one of the distros he's using. But when he does, it's a doozy.

SUSE Breaks With Tradition for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2

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  • SUSE Breaks With Tradition for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2
  • SUSE Accelerates Linux Server Development in SLES 11 SP 2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2 Released (PR)

SUSE Linux Begins to Make New Partner Noise

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thevarguy.com: Roughly one year after Attachmate acquired Novell and the SUSE Linux business, SUSE is showing several signs of progress. The SUSE organization seems more nimble and far more focused on strategic partnerships and customer acquisition, The VAR Guy senses.

SUSE Linux: more popular than Red Hat in China

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computerweekly.com: SUSE president Nils Brauckmann has said that, "SUSE today is the recognised market leader in several important segments and is well positioned to take advantage of an ever expanding market for commercial Linux and open source technologies."

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